The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pharmaceutical in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Pharmaceutical over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pharmaceutical (Pharma)
Rank 196 205 187
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Pharmaceutical 19 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.040% 0.27%
As % of the General category 1.09% 0.11% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 11
Average salary £35,500 £36,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -8.12%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +8.23%
Pharmaceutical
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1738 1875 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.91% 37.79% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1473 1306
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Pharmaceutical
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Pharmaceutical Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region.

Pharmaceutical Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Pharmaceutical Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Pharmaceutical
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Pharmaceutical within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 11 £25,000 - 2
Coventry - 3 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Pharmaceutical
England

Pharmaceutical
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical.

1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Degree
3 10 (40.00%) Retail
4 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (36.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
5 8 (32.00%) QA
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.00%) Information Management
9 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) FMCG
10 3 (12.00%) JIRA
10 3 (12.00%) VB
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (8.00%) COBOL

Pharmaceutical
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Pharmaceutical also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Pharmaceutical. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) EDRMS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) TestLink
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (4.00%) Electronics
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (24.00%) QA Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (12.00%) MI Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
7 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XSD
1 1 (4.00%) EDI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (12.00%) FMCG
5 1 (4.00%) VHDL
5 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Information Management
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Volume Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Development
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) ERD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) COBOL
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: ££ NEG depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago